- Former private collection (Lugano);
- HOLAS B. “Sculptures ivoiriennes” Paris 1973, pag. 102;
Despite their reduced size, the pulleys are a very commendable collection from an aesthetic point of view. The subjects that inspired the sculptors are elements that reveal the form of traditional, allegorical models, both in terms of human features as well as animal ones. The variety of representations and their technical execution reflects the various groups’ indigenous traditions.